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The Farm Bill is rolling again. Last week, versions of the bill moved through the House and Senate Ag committees in the process called “mark-up.” Iowa is uniquely poised with 3 of our congressfolk on these committees (Grassley & Harkin in the Senate; King in the House), so our Action Alert crew was called in […]

May 22, 2013 


Do you value federal programs like the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) or Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)? Then follow the lead of three PFI farmers and make your voices heard. “If you value conservation, beginning farmer or local foods programs, you need to tell your representatives,” says Jerry Peckumn, who runs Peckumn Farm on about […]

April 10, 2012 


PFI Farmers Speak Up for Conservation, Beginning Farmers and Fairness in the Farm Bill, Urge Others to Do the SameFor Release: April 5, 2012 Download PDF (123 KB) View Fullscreen

April 5, 2012 


USDA Announces Conservation Stewardship Program’s Interim Final RuleFor Release: August 3, 2009 Download PDF (242 KB) View Fullscreen

August 3, 2009